How blockchain is saving Lake Winnipeg

Blockchain could help with evidence-based decisionmaking on freshwater systems

Why It Matters

Buzzwords are becoming action. Blockchain technology is demonstrating that in a country tackling complicated, cross-jurisdictional problems such as water governance, there are open, grassroots, and transparent platforms that can help. This is just the beginning.

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